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OMI Industries’ Ecosorb® Solution Named Asphalt Contractor Magazine Top 30 Editor’s Choice Award Winner

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24/04/2015

Underscoring the importance of the right equipment for supporting a contractor’s bottom line, Asphalt Contractor Magazine recently named OMI Industries’ Ecosorb® solutions a Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards winner. Ecosorb® odor control systems are vital in eliminating the particularly odorous emissions of asphalt plants and construction for asphalt producers, paving ...

SolarCity activates Fund to finance more than $1 Billion in Commercial Solar Projects with Investment from Credit Suisse

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23/04/2015

On Earth Day (April 22, 2015), SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced that it has activated a fund including an investment from Credit Suisse that is expected to finance more than $1 billion in commercial solar energy systems—including battery storage systems—for businesses, schools and government organizations across the U.S. SolarCity and Credit Suisse finalized the deal in ...

Call for an End to ‘Business as Usual’ Option on Climate

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24/04/2015

Mary Robinson, the UN Secretary General’s special envoy on climate change, has warned that the whole issue of climate is much too important to be left to governments and their leaders. Robinson, who was the first woman president of Ireland and is now head of the MRFCJ foundation promoting climate justice, said it is a battle for all of us − and that now is the time for ...

Lynn L. Bergeson to Participate in Key Upcoming Nanotechnology Meetings and Conferences

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24/04/2015

Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in theFederal Register its long-awaited Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when manufactured or processed at the nanoscale (see our memoranda EPA Proposes Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements ...

New Label Check Stations for Food Manufacturers to Print and Check Labels in One Single Step

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24/04/2015

The latest addition to the METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision portfolio is the newly developed Label Check Station (LCS), which prints and verifies labels automatically. Food manufacturers can use the LCS to print high-quality, product-specific labels at a rate of up to 500 per minute. The Label Check Station integrates into existing production lines and is also available as a compact table-top ...

Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells

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22/04/2015

The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause of hundreds of earthquakes that have shaken the homes and the nerves of residents in central and north-central Oklahoma, where the pace of oil and ...

RWM 2015: Introducing New Features to showcase International, Sustainable Innovation

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24/04/2015

A host of exciting new features are set to attract the highest cross-sector attendance at the international showcase of recycling innovation, RWM 2015. Event organisers, i2i Events Group in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Waste Management, are introducing an array of initiatives to inspire a new generation of resource managers. Giving organisations the best ...

LG Sonic and American Water Announce Innovative Partnership to Monitor and Control Algal Blooms

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24/04/2015

American Water, America’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, and LG Sonic, a Dutch manufacturer of algae control systems, today announced it has formed a partnership to perform ultrasonic algae control in water treatment plants. This makes LG Sonic the first European company that succeeded to become a certified innovation partner of American Water. ...

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